January 6, 2016 RSS feed / Local News

Cherry Hill retiree donates land to AC church in need

James Horowitz, a retired Jewish businessman from Cherry Hill, has given away a parcel of land valued at up to $125,000 to an Atlantic City church.  Horowitz, 82, was planning to sell the vacant parcel of land in Egg Harbor Township when he was More...

Lautenberg refugee amendment extended for additional year

A law facilitating resettlement for Iranian religious minorities, including Jews, seeking refuge was extended for another year.  The language, known as the Lautenberg amendment, was included in the massive spending bill passed by Congress and si More...

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Gourmet Wine & Dine slated for February 21

The community is invited to attend the Katz JCC’s 6th annual Gourmet Wine & Dine on Sunday, Feb. 21. The evening will feature a Cuban culinary experience to support the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill’s adult nutritional program.  More...

MLK Shabbat will feature Unity Choir

The acclaimed Unity Choir will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a rousing program of inspirational and soul-stirring Jewish and African American folk and gospel music at the annual MLK Shabbat on Friday, Jan. 15 at 8 p.m. More...

Art by people with special needs to be featured

The Appel Art Gallery at the Katz JCC showcases beautiful artwork of various styles and mediums throughout the year, and this year’s January/February exhibit will feature original artwork created by members of the Katz JCC ACHaD and Samost JFCS More...

Parkinson’s education at Emanuel

The power of movement to improve the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s disease was a hot topic at Temple Emanuel’s educational brunch sponsored by the Men’s Club and Sister More...

Cindy’s Imagination Station dedicated at the Katz JCC

The Sari Isdaner Early Childhood Center at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill recently dedicated Cindy’s Imagination Station, a place where young children can pretend and engage in dramatic play. More...

Orthodox rabbis slam video calling for revenge

The main modern Orthodox rabbinical group in the United States expressed its “outrage” over a video that shows Jewish revelers at a wedding celebrating the murder of three Palestinians in a West Bank firebombing. More...

KBA students using tech skills

Kellman Brown Academy second grader Yael Peltz and teacher Toby Miller during the school’s recent Hour of Code program. The event featured 159 students coding for at total of 9,540 minutes. More...

JCC hires new asst. director; and director of JCC Camps at Medford

The Katz JCC in Cherry Hill has announced that Beth Segal has joined the staff as JCC assistant director and director of JCC Camps at Medford.  More...

JCF announces grant recipients

The Grants Committee and the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation, Inc., have announced that a total of nearly $30,000 in grant awards have been approved for fall 2015. More...

LLL registration ends Jan. 8

The Saltzman Foundation’s Life Long Learning Institute at the Katz JCC in Cherry Hill offers countless opportunities for adults to expand their knowledge, meet new friends and keep their minds sharp. More...

M’kor students learn Shema

Cong. M’kor Shalom kindergarten students said the Shema together at the bimah during a recent Shabbat. Mesina Shtutman is pictured in the front. More...

Cherry Hill Chaps: May the Force be with you

Observations by Chaplain Epstein: On Dec. 10, 2015, an historic meeting and presentation took place at the Camden County College Regional Emergency Training Center in Blackwood, New Jersey. More...

PAPAYA series will include piece on Kindertransport

PA Performing Arts for Young Audiences (PAPAYA) has announced its third season of PAPAYA at the Bride, an International Family Series presented in partnership with the Painted Bride Art Center. More...